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November 02, 2015
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Saudi Businessman Advocates Nonprofit Entrepreneurship

Sam Phelps

LEADING BY EXAMPLE: Amr Al-Dabbagh, shown here in Nairobi, Kenya, wants to help 
nonprofits succeed through online courses he’s established 
in partnership with the University of California at Berkeley.

Like many wealthy people, Amr Al-Dabbagh has donated millions of dollars to charity. But the Saudi businessman doesn’t issue news releases with eye-popping numbers in the headlines, and he is prickly when asked for details about his giving. He...

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